The Sea Captain
Old and weathered and wise to the sea
is the captain of the Saint Anna Marie.
Around the world, he travels with purpose
and commands his great ship from bow to stern.
He is not fearful when the high seas roar,
no matter how high the green foam rises.
The ship may groan and threaten to sink, but
the captain holds on and keeps the direction.
The sky will soon clear and the waves retreat;
the ship will be worn but have strength in return.
What is the secret to this captainís wisdom of the sea?
His eye is on the lighthouse that shines through the night.
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